The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC set dates for governorship elections and that of the States House of Assembly for the 2019 polls.
According to the chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, the set dates for the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections, The Punch reports.
He also disclosed that the list of candidates for elections will be published in its Federal Capital Territory office and also at the six Area Councils on Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 (today).
Yakubu disclosed this during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners at the Commission’s Conference Room, INEC Headquarters, Abuja, on Wednesday.
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He appealed to citizens to check the personal details of the chairmanship and councilorship candidates that seek to represent them.
“He noted that the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections,” INEC says.
Party primaries for the Area Council elections ended on 27th October 2018, INEC noted.
The information was contained in a series of tweets on INEC verified Twitter handle @inecnigeria
See the tweets:
the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on 2nd March 2019 along with d Governorship and State Assembly elections. Party primaries for the Area Council elections ended on 27th October 2018- INEC Chairman
— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) November 21, 2018
List of candidates for elections will be published in our FCT office as well as the 6 Area Councils today Wed 21st Nov 2018.The Commission appeals to citizens to check the personal details of the Chairmanship & Councilorship candidates that seek to represent them -INEC Chairman.
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